The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


June 9, 2014

Services for Paul Wyatt, 95, of Albemarle, a WWII Veteran, will be June 10, 2014

Monday, June 9, 2014 — Paul Woodrow Wyatt, 95, of Albemarle, passed Sunday, June 8, 2014, in Trinity Place, Albemarle.  

His funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Prospect Baptist Church with the Rev. Stoney Benfield officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:30-2 p.m. Tuesday at Prospect Baptist Church, prior to the funeral service.

Born December 11, 1918, in Richfield, N.C., he was the son of the late David Eli Wyatt and Ester Frick Wyatt.  

He is survived and loved by his son, Dr. Roger D. Wyatt and wife Freida Bryson Wyatt; sister, Mary Cater of Conover, N.C.; grandson, Derek Bryson Wyatt and wife Heather of Nashville, Tenn.; granddaughter, Tamara Wyatt Jensen; and great-grandson, Jacob Paul Jensen of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Ethrillian Thompson Wyatt; sister, Lula Goodman; and brother, Roy Wyatt.

He was a long time member of Prospect Baptist Church and was employed by Wiscassett Mills in Albemarle.

Mr. Wyatt was a charter member of the 82nd Airborne and a highly decorated veteran of WWII. He served for the duration of the war and saw action in D-Day, Operation Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge.  

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Prospect Baptist Church, 510 Prospect Church Road, Albemarle, NC 28001 or to Trinity Place, 24724 S. Business 52, Albemarle, NC 28001.

Stanly Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

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